Library image; does not depict newly discovered supernova. © Tom Boles

Supernova SN2020tlf discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC5731
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5731. It has received the designation SN2020tlf.

The supernova is reported to be a Type IIn event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h40m10s; declination +42°46'.

The sky on 16 September 2020
Sunrise
06:34
Sunset
19:00
Twilight ends
20:34
Twilight begins
05:01

28-day old moon
Waning Crescent

2%

28 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:30 14:07 19:45
Venus 02:59 10:03 17:07
Moon 05:30 12:14 18:58
Mars 20:28 02:59 09:26
Jupiter 15:45 20:23 01:04
Saturn 16:13 20:57 01:44
All times shown in EDT.

Source

The data presented here was taken from the Open Supernova Catalog.

The circumstances of this supernova were calculated using data from the following paper: , 2016A&A...594A..13P.

Image credit

Library image; does not depict newly discovered supernova. © Tom Boles

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